About Us

Speakers Bureau

WRF staff offer extensive knowledge of strategies to catalyze state- and community-level change to increase prosperity, increase educational attainment, strengthen communities, and build the nonprofit infrastructure. Our staff frequently engages audiences made up of philanthropic, nonprofit, business, and policy leaders in Arkansas and across the US. To invite a foundation representative to speak at your event, email Brad Cameron-Cooper at bcameron@wrfoundation.org.

Senior Leadership

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Sherece Y. West-Scantlebury, Ph.D.
President & CEO

Areas of focus:

  • Rural philanthropy
  • Philanthropy and the nonprofit sector
  • Nonprofit leadership development
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Cory S. Anderson
Executive Vice President

Areas of focus:

  • Philanthropic strategy
  • Immigrant issues
  • Boys and men of color
  • Community change
  • Community organizing
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Andrea M. Dobson, C.P.A.
COO & CFO

Areas of focus:

  • Mission-related investing
  • Program-related investing
  • Nonprofit capacity building
  • Rural philanthropy

 


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Regan Gruber Moffitt, J.D.
Vice President

Areas of focus:

  • Asset development
  • Strategic philanthropy
  • Immigrant integration
  • Nonprofit capacity
  • Workforce and economy
  • Nonprofit leadership development 
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Andrew Ford
Senior Associate,
Education & Community Change

Areas of focus:

  • Early childhood education and K-12 education reform
  • Place-based grantmaking
  • Resident engagement
  • Two-generation strategies
  • Program-related investing
  • Community and economic development
  • Coalition building
  • Strategic grantmaking
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Michael Castens
Grants & Operations Manager

Areas of focus:

  • Office automation
  • Operations best practices

 


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Lisa Dixon
Program Associate & Board Liaison

Areas of focus:

  • Board communications
  • Best practices for foundation and nonprofit operations 
  • Strategic planning and data-driven decision making
  • Grants management and compliance
  • Coaching for employee performance

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Sarah McBroom
Program Associate 

  • Community and economic development
  • Early childhood education
  • Community and parent engagement
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Russell Carey
Program Associate

Areas of focus:

  • Asset development
  • Philanthropy and immigration
  • Nonprofit capacity
  • Workforce and economic development

 


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Meredith Morrison
Program Assistant

Areas of focus:

  • Asset development
  • Intern and volunteer management
  • Nonprofit capacity
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Brad Cameron-Cooper
Communications & Knowledge
Management Associate
 

Areas of focus:

  • Digital storytelling
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Boys and men of color